Fair Labor Standards Act

The U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) on Sept. 24, 2019, announced a final rule raising the annual minimum salary requirements for the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) overtime exemptions for
Continue Reading Department of Labor Announces Final Changes to Overtime Rules

A Sixth Circuit opinion filed this week reaffirms what experienced Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) attorneys have known for some time:  when it comes to employer arbitration programs, they are
Continue Reading Employers With Arbitration Programs Need To Read This – Sixth Circuit Refuses To Stop Collective Action Notice To Employees with Individual Arbitration Agreements

On June 7, 2017, the United States Department of Labor (DOL) reversed its previous guidance issued during the administration of President Barack Obama that broadened the circumstances in which employers
Continue Reading DOL Announces Reversal of Employee/Independent Contractor Classification & Joint Employer Guidance

The proposed overtime rules will not go into effect on Dec. 1. In a closely-watched case brought by 21 states (and joined by numerous business organizations) challenging the Department of
Continue Reading Court Stays DOL Overtime Rule, Holds Increased Salary Test Impermissibly ‘Supplants’ Duties Tests